Parent Orientation Sessions

The Community Engagement Team hosts virtual Parent Orientation Sessions for the parents and guardians of enrolled students. These in-depth orientations are designed to educate parents about daily life at PA Distance and how to best support their students while learning in a new online environment.

Each session covers:

  • Student Information System (SIS)
  • Checking Grades
  • How to use the PA Distance Email Account
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Attendance
  • Communication
  • Basic Technology

2022-2023 School Year Parent Orientation Sessions are outlined HERE and can be found on the PA Distance Google Calendar for enrolled students/guardians.

If you have any questions about the Parent Orientation Sessions, please contact the Family Engagement Team:

Ms. Angela Abbiati, Community Engagement Coordinator,

Mr. David Pierce, Community Development Specialist,

Miss Janie Messina, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Central PA),

Miss Ashlee Freeman, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Southeastern PA),

Mr. Reilly Meyer, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Northeast PA),

Kathy Timmerman, Community Engagement Coach/Social Worker,

Parent Information Center

Other Resources

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School Blog
Staff Contact List
School Calendar
Student Testing